CRIW Conference

Charles R. Hulten and Valerie A. Ramey, Organizers

October 16-17, 2015

Hyatt Regency Bethesda

Conference Code of Conduct

Friday, October 16
9:45 am
Mary Daly, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
John Fernald, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Bart Hobijn, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

The Outlook for Labor Quality Growth in the US
10:20 am
Dale Jorgenson, Harvard University
Mun Ho, Resources for the Future
Jon Samuels, Bureau of Economic Analysis

Education, Participation, and the Revival of U.S. Economic Growth
1:30 pm
Maury Gittleman, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Kristen Monaco, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Nicole Nestoriak, Bureau of Labor Statistics

The Requirements of Jobs: Evidence from a Nationally Representative Survey
3:15 pm
Stijn Broecke, OECD
Glenda Quintini, OECD
Marieke Vandeweyer, KU Leuven

Wage Inequality and Cognitive Skills: Re-Opening the Debate
4:00 pm
Robert G. Valletta, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Recent Flattening in the Higher Education Wage Premium: Polarization, Deskilling, or Both?
Saturday, October 17
1:00 pm
Grey Gordon, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Aaron Hedlund, Purdue University

Accounting for the Rise in College Tuition
1:45 pm
Edward N. Wolff, New York University and NBER

School Spending and Student Performance in OECD Countries, 1998-2011